Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is an operational meteorologist, professional graphic artist, musician, husband, and father. Not only is Scott a member of the National Weather Association, but he is also the Central Alabama Chapter of the NWA president. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides forecasts for many racing series across the USA. He also supplies forecasts for the BassMaster Elite Series events including the BassMaster Classic.

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The First Look At The Honda Indy Grand Prix Forecast

The First Look At The Honda Indy Grand Prix Forecast

| April 11, 2021 @ 9:41 pm

The good news for the NTT IndyCar Series return to Birmingham is that there is a sellout for Sunday and only a limited amount of tickets available for Friday and Saturday.

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Alabama Newscenter — Recipe: Kickin’ Creole Tater Tot Casserole

Alabama Newscenter — Recipe: Kickin’ Creole Tater Tot Casserole

| April 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

OK, full disclosure: I’m relatively new to the whole “tater tot casserole” thing. It just wasn’t something that we ever had when I was a kid. But I became an instant fan of the cheesy casserole as soon as I had it in my early 30s.

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A Quick Check on Our Weather at Midday; Plus, What’s in Store for Next Week

A Quick Check on Our Weather at Midday; Plus, What’s in Store for Next Week

| April 10, 2021 @ 11:47 am

As the back edge of the rain shield from this morning’s MCS continues to exit the state, we are drying out behind it with clouds starting to decrease in coverage.

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Just a Brief Update Before 8:00 am

Just a Brief Update Before 8:00 am

| April 10, 2021 @ 7:48 am

Moderate to heavy rain with embedded thunder continues to fall across much of North/Central Alabama, but the good news is that the overall severe weather threat is over.

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The Severe Thunderstorm Watch Has Been Allowed to Expire

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch Has Been Allowed to Expire

| April 10, 2021 @ 4:05 am

NWS Birmingham has allowed the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Dallas, Hale, Marengo, and Perry counties to expire at 4 am as the severe weather threat has ended for those locations.

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Saturday Weather Xtreme: A Few Strong Storms Possible This Morning, Sunday Will Be Bright & Sunny

Saturday Weather Xtreme: A Few Strong Storms Possible This Morning, Sunday Will Be Bright & Sunny

| April 10, 2021 @ 4:00 am

A few strong storms remain possible this morning before rain moves out and sunny skies return for your Sunday. Other than the potential of a few scattered showers and storms on Tuesday and Wednesday, the work week aheal looks to be mainly dry and nice.

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A Brief Check on Our Weather Situation Just Before 3:30 am

A Brief Check on Our Weather Situation Just Before 3:30 am

| April 10, 2021 @ 3:29 am

As of 3:17 am, the line of thunderstorms have really weakened over the northern half of North/Central Alabama, while the line remains rather strong with gusty winds and heavy rainfall for the southern half of the area.

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A Few More Counties Removed From the Severe T-Storm Watch

A Few More Counties Removed From the Severe T-Storm Watch

| April 10, 2021 @ 12:54 am

NWS Birmingham has removed Pickens and Tuscaloosa counties from the Severe Thunderstorm Watch as the threat of severe weather has ended for those locations.

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